Hotel du Phare Les Mamelles
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Should you want to run away from winter, Senegal would not be a bad choice. It is still 35 degrees here for the moment. There is indeed a feeling of permanent summer in Dakar. Noisy markets, colonial buildings, cool music, elegant tall dark Wolof Africans and delicious seafood, this is the tasty recipe prepared by Dakar.
... the good wine and not the good tequila either, but it was a good night. No hangover either. Haha.
Tanned. Packed. Hung out with the family. Hung out with friends.
Got up. Finished packing. Said goodbye to everyone. Picked up Ryu. Drove to Dakar. Got to my hotel. Ate. Slept.
Today, I sit here reflecting on my trip and want to share eleven ...
... from their rickety looking stalls a variety of items, clothing, food, household goods, electrical items, so many people going about their daily tasks, in traditional garments as well as European, but not wanting to offend I did not take any photographs of these colourful outfits.It was interesting to watch as people carried their wares sometimes on their heads, I saw one man with about 12 large open trays of eggs just balancing on his ...
... who live in Dakar and they did not have water for two weeks. Itīs hard for me to even wrap my head around that. Most of the people that live there rely on tap water for drinking. This was definitely a life and death situation for a lot of people in the city. They turned the water back on two days before I arrived. I had heard rumors that around the time I was leaving Senegal they were going to shut the water off again this time for up to 3 months. I ...
... on American education called Waiting For Superman to the ultimate comedy Stepbrothers to the film Pulp Fiction in which I am still a little unsure exactly what had happened. It truly depends on our mood. This is also the time where we take advantage of eating junkfood, usually American if we can get our hands on it. Overall, one of my fondest memories I will have during PST (pre-service training).
Tonight we are having our Host ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center